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Colleen Murphy

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI, Animal Law

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Animal Law: 25%
    4 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    24 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 25%
    24 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%
    24 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Michelle L. Radloff

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Colleen Murphy on multiple Animal Law and Criminal Issues. Colleen is diligent, hard-working, and conscientious as a lawyer. I would gladly work with her again.


    Michelle Radloff Animal Law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

2000 Town Ctr Ste 2350
Southfield, MI, 48075-1309


MIActive And In Good Standing199106/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Blue Book AwardWestlaw - computer assisted legal research1989
Blue Book AwardConstitutional Law1987

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLewis & Dickstein, PLLC2013 - Present
Magistrate52.2nd Judicial District Court2002 - 2004
Solo practitionerColleen Murphy1991 - 2013

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Animal Law SectionN/A2012 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1991 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Lexus Project vs. Detroit Animal Controlsettled
Lexus Project vs. Detroit Animal Controlsettled
People v SarnaDismissed, civil violation

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Publication NameTitleDate
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyLaw Practice Has Gone to the Dogs2013
The Humanitarian JournalFaith's Release to Start Ending Breedist Dog Killings in Michigan2012

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of MIchiganMusicMusic Education1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
The Lexus ProjectDefending the Dangerous Dog2013
Waterford Township Public SchoolsSobriety Court2012